About the Authors
Jeffrey Borenstein has a PhD in Physics and more than 20 years of experience in microsystems technology and biomedical devices. His current work is focused on the application of microsystems technologies toward implantable drug delivery systems, artificial organs, and cell-based organ mimetic devices for pharmaceuticals research. He is Director of the Biomedical Engineering Center and a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory.
Christopher Bettinger has a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, and is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Materials Science and Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon. He has received many honors including the Initiatives in Research Prize from the National Academy of Sciences, the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Society Young Investigator Award and the MIT Technology Review TR35.
Sarah Tao has a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering with an emphasis on the integration of micro and nanotechnology towards applications in drug delivery and regenerative medicine. Her research has earned numerous accolades including the Society for Biomaterials Award for Outstanding Research, the CRS Eurand Grand Prize for Outstanding Novel Research, and the CRS Capsugel/Pfizer Award for Innovative Research. She previously served as a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, and is currently a Manager of New Technologies at the CooperVision Advanced Development Center.